Clustering Regency/City in Indonesia based on Human Development Index Indicators

Nurhasanah Nurhasanah, Nany Salwa, Lyra Ornila


Human Development Index (HDI) is an index that measures the success rate of human development in a region. Development undertaken by the government aims to create a prosperous and peaceful society. The problems that often arise in the development process are the uneven development in every regency/city in Indonesia. This can be seen from the value of HDI is still different in each regency/city in Indonesia. The purpose of this study is to categorize regency/cities in Indonesia based on indicators of HDI. The clustering method is K-means cluster analysis. The data used is the data indicator HDI Indonesia 2015 obtained from BPS website every province. The results of the analysis formed 4 clusters. The first cluster consisted of 20 regency with average HDI indicator is very low, the second cluster consisted of 148 regency/city with average HDI indicator is medium, the third cluster consisted of 88 regency/city with average HDI indicator is very high, and the fourth cluster consists of 258 regency/city with HDI indicators is very high.

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